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The Technology Of Sitka Gear

  Gone are the days of bulky cotton hunting clothing or heavy wool jackets. Technology is key in hunting apparel today, and it helps keep hunters warm and dry in the field without excess weight. In addition, hunting apparel must use silent materials so the hunter doesn’t give his position …

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Reasons To Run

  Today we thought we’d take a step back and look at something basic – the reasons we run. It’s easy to get caught up in gear reviews, workout plans, and running routes, but why do we run in the first place? There are other ways to stay in shape, …

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ATA 2017 – New and Improved Products for Archers and Bowhunters

  By Nancy Jo Adams Over the last month since the Archery Trade Association (ATA) Show, there has been much published online sharing information on new products and improved products. Any person with an interest in archery or bowhunting has undoubtedly been following these announcements and articles. What has been …

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New Hoka Products 2017

  It’s no secret to runners and training junkies that Hoka One One makes some of the most – if not the most – innovative athletic shoes on the market. Hoka shoes are self-described “maximalist” footwear focused on oversized midsoles, unique geometry in the Meta-rocker design and a “bucket seat” …

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Outdoor Valentines Day Gifts

  Nothing quite says “I think you’re swell” than outdoor gear for Valentines Day. If you’re dating or married to an outdoor lover, than the gift of gear can be the perfect choice for Valentines Day. It says things like: “I’m looking forward to spending time with you outdoors this …

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ATA Offers Entrepreneurs/New Companies the Opportunity to Showcase Products

  By Nancy Jo Adams While the Greatest Show on Earth, the Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey Circus was announcing its’ demise and permanent closure, another show was coming to an end: the Archery Trade Association (ATA) Trade Show. As fans around the world were heart struck with the news of …

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SHOT Show 2017 – New Products

  This week we’ve been covering a lot of new products on the SHOT Show floor for our sister site 1800GunsAndAmmo, but today we’re going to take a look at some of the great new products from brands on 1800Gear. Eberlestock The big news at the Eberlestock booth is the …

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2017 Camping Resolutions

  It’s resolution season, and right now everyone is resolving to lose weight, save more money or quit smoking. There are a lot of important goals to plan for this 2017, and one you shouldn’t lose sight of is getting outdoors more this year. What better way to enjoy the …

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2016 Articles In Review

  It has been another exciting year in articles here at 1800Gear, and we’d like to take a quick look back at some of the best from 2016. In the course of the year we’ve ran informative how-to articles, comprehensive product reviews, tasty recipes and more. You can look forward …

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Game Meats For The Holidays

  Showcasing and sharing game meats like venison sausage and jerky can be a highlight of the holidays, but unfortunately not everyone is able to make their own. Still, it can be a lot of fun to try something exotic with family around the holidays, and wild game meat can …